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On My New Arrivals Shelf (80)

Ugh, sorry about the crappy quality of the video, but it’s this or nothing. Hopefully this is better than nothing. Though it’s kind of like watching Singin’ in the Rain, because the audio and video are not synced. I think I’m going back to not doing book haul videos until I get a better webcam. […]

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Cover Snark (82): The One with the Tentacled Princess

Welcome to Cover Snark, where the people are snarky and the covers quiver in fear. Since I don’t write many snarky book reviews here on A Reader of Fictions, Cover Snark is my outlet. If you click on the title of the book, where possible, I’ve linked to Goodreads. Clicking on the cover itself will […]

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Reading Horror Novels with Great Imaginations

What you may not know about me is that I am a HUGE wimp. Put me in front of a horror movie, and I will basically shrivel into a screaming mass of fear. No matter the horror movie. Heck, even ones that hardly have any horror in them, like Signs. I know, I know. But, […]

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Kdrama Watchalong

As some of you may know, one of my missions for while I was in California was to force Gillian to join me in one of my obsessions: kdrama. I made her watch Coffee Prince, perhaps my favorite kdrama. It’s got all of my favorite romantic tropes and basically gives me all the feels. On […]

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Top Ten Bookish Dealbreakers

Liz Lemon explained dealbreakers to us on 30 Rock. With someone you’re attracted to, it’s like everything is golden until they utter that little phrase “I don’t like to read” and then it’s all over. Something similar happens with blurbs. Sometimes, I’ve fallen in love with the blurb or the cover or even the first […]

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